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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:18:35 GMT

Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign - Gloucester Citizen


Gloucester Citizen

Health & wellbeing: How to stop smoking with the NHS' Stoptober campaign
Gloucester Citizen
Stoptober is in full swing, helping smokers quit for good. Lisa Salmon reveals her top tips for stubbing out. If you're hoping to quit smoking, this could be just the time to do it. Because October is also Stoptober (stoptober.smokefree.nhs.uk), the ...

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:24:10 GMT

Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign - Essex Chronicle


Essex Chronicle

Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign
Essex Chronicle
Smokers in Mid Essex are being offered the chance to quit for good by getting involved in the national NHS Stoptober campaign. A Stop Smoking stall, set up by social enterprise group Provide, will be at Chelmsford High Street Market today (October 3 ...
Support for 'Stoptober' campaignNew Post Leader
If you're gasping for a fag, a little giggle might help...Comet 24
11 million working days lost to smokingOnMedica
Plymouth Herald -South Cotswolds Gazette
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:05:28 GMT

STOPTOBER – Firing Up The Nation's Stop Smoking Challenge - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)


STOPTOBER – Firing Up The Nation's Stop Smoking Challenge
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Evidence shows that if a smoker can stop for 28 days they are five times more likely to stay smoke-free. The campaign is supported by local NHS Stop Smoking Services, Local Authorities, pharmacies, retailers and large employers. This support is backed ...

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:38:34 GMT

Stop smoking campaign targets market shoppers - Leicester Mercury


Leicester Mercury

Stop smoking campaign targets market shoppers
Leicester Mercury
Shoppers at Leicester Market were given the chance to find out what help is at hand for smokers wanting to quit. Staff from the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust's stop smoking service spent Friday in Market Square offering free help and advice ...

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 05:36:09 GMT

Health workers back Stoptober campaign to help smokers quit - Kidderminster Shuttle


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Health workers back Stoptober campaign to help smokers quit
Kidderminster Shuttle
HEALTH workers in Wyre Forest are encouraging the community to stop smoking as part of the national Stoptober campaign. NHS Wyre Forest Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is backing the campaign as it says smoking costs the Worcestershire NHS ...
Brentford footballers back Stoptober campaigngetwestlondon
Smokers band together in fight to quit smoking during Stoptober monthCrewe Chronicle
Film highlights dangers of smoking whilst pregnantITV News
Redditch Standard -Bridgwater Mercury -The Westmorland Gazette
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:52:01 GMT

Va. health agency launching quit smoking campaign - WAVY-TV


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Va. health agency launching quit smoking campaign
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A high school student, who preferred not to be identified, smokes a cigarette in a de facto smoking area just off the property of Lewis-Palmer High School, in Monument, Colo., Thursday Feb. 20, 2014. A proposal to raise the tobacco age to 21 in ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:09:17 GMT

KALB working to put a stop to cigarette litter - News Courier


News Courier

KALB working to put a stop to cigarette litter
News Courier
KALB's intent is not to create a stop smoking campaign. However, KALB wants to draw attention to the fact that the small, seemingly insignificant piece of litter makes a huge impact on the health of the community and the environment. The giant butts ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:02:08 GMT

NHS-backed weight loss prizes 'all part of a process' - ITV News


NHS-backed weight loss prizes 'all part of a process'
ITV News
The health secretary dismissed accusations that offering overweight and obese cash incentives to lose weight would be ineffective. Jeremy Hunt stood by a five-year plan for the NHS which proposed using workplace schemes with cash and shopping voucher ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:53:00 GMT

Seaholm debate puts 11th Congressional candidates in spotlight - Hometownlife.com


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Seaholm debate puts 11th Congressional candidates in spotlight
Hometownlife.com
Trott's campaign manager, Megan Piwowar, said a “previously scheduled family conflict” prevented Trott from attending the afternoon affair. “We did, however, offer to address the students at another time ... "It wasn't many decades ago when we didn't ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:46:00 GMT

NMDOH launches Spanish-language anti-tobacco campaign 1-855-DEJELO-YA - KOB.com


NMDOH launches Spanish-language anti-tobacco campaign 1-855-DEJELO-YA
KOB.com
"Our goal is to reduce barriers so that people who want to quit smoking can get the help they need," NMDOH Secretary Retta Ward said. The 1-855-DEJELO-YA and DejeloYaNM.com campaign was originally launched last year, but NMDOH is trying to ...

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:01:17 -0700

Take on the Stoptober challenge

SMOKERS in York are being urged to quit as part of Stoptober. Read more

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 04:25:02 -0700

Essex Chronicle published Shoppers offered chance to quit smoking in NHS Stoptober campaign

by Grace EarlSmokers in Mid Essex are being offered the chance to quit for good by getting involved in the national NHS Stoptober campaign.A Stop Smoking stall, set up by social enterprise group Provide, will be at Chelmsford High Street Market today (October 3) to offer treatment and support free of charge. The stall will also be at the market on the Tuesday (October 7), Friday, October 24, and ... Read more

Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:43:39 -0700

Carmarthenshire urged to give up smoking as Stoptober campaign starts

Will you stop smoking in October? EXPERTS claim stop smoking for 28 days and you are five times more likely to stop for good. Wednesday October 1 sees the start of Stoptober - a new campaign aimed to help people stub out cigarettes for good. Read more

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 04:56:30 -0700

Should we ban smoking in all public parks?

A London health report recommends banning smoking in parks. Is this a logical next step in the campaign to stop smoking, or an unjustified attack on personal freedom? Read more

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:22:11 -0700

NHS-backed weight loss prizes 'all part of a process'

The health secretary dismissed accusations offering overweight and obese cash incentives to drop the weight would be ineffective. Jeremy Hunt stood by a five year plan for the NHS which proposed using workplace schemes with cash and shopping voucher prizes to get employees to shed pounds. Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 04:28:57 -0700

Stoptober encourages smokers to kick the habit for good

Surrey Stop Smoking Service also offering support through campaign for those who want to stay smoke-free Read more

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 07:33:08 -0700

Will you take part in Stoptober?

The national stop smoking campaign Stoptober starts today - but will you be taking part? Read more

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:07:03 -0700

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This month has been re-named Stoptober. Across the country smokers are being encouraged to get the support they need to stop smoking for good. Read more

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:10:25 -0700

NHS 'needs radical shake-up and extra cash to prevent severe consequences'

The NHS in England requires more money and a "radical" shake-up to prevent "severe consequences" for patients, health bosses have warned. Read more

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 01:40:58 -0700

Medical Specialists® NHS Pharmacy Help Thousands Quit Smoking for Stoptober

Great news everybody, Stoptober is back. The annual stop-smoking campaign pioneered by Public Health England (PHE) challenges all smokers across England and Wales to kick the habit for 28 days from 1 October, as it is generally believed that smokers are then five times more likely to completely quit for good. (PRWeb October 02, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10 ... Read more

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